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DU. C. S. IIERTICII,
Ciias. F. Carssoiv, 91. I.,
PHYSICIAN, SUUGEON AND"
ACCOUCIIUl'R, j glo for the mother to raise her chil-
Market' Sircc!t,Oppositc Court iIouse'Jl-ren- Constant toil, privation and
I anxiety hail worn heaviiy on her na-'
STK. OKXEVIKVK, MO. l-v ,,,.. " . . ., 1
turally dehcato constitution, untie
F. liAISSIXC, M. !., I she had become a confirmed invalid. -
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STE. OEXEVIEVE. MO..
Office and residence on Main Street,
opposite 1 C. lJozier & Sou's Store.
ltefers, bv permission, to Dr. Ilcr
H. KJf ICRIE.H,
StaYies ani Hair-Dressing Saloon,
Cupping,. Bleeding and Leeching, and
Magnetic Battery for the cure
fine Cigars and Tobacco for sale.
A. F. BELTRAMI,
-t. Qtuiaviev-t Iindinv'. Mo.. '
He took her hand, end looked at her ;
No Bound did that dteb stillfiss stir ;
Even the weary, wandering rain
Had ceased to beat upon tee pane;
Only about the perfect mouth
A sigh, more faint than tiie faint south,
Hovered a moment's space, and then
Wed in nothingness again.
The words he spoke were brief and slow :
What could he say she did not kno '
.What pulse of that impetuous soul
Hut owned her calm, serene control !
o need for him to test her heart
" cunning fence of verbal art ;
Only to ask and wait her will,
And, wifcmng losing love her still.
Perlmrs she wavered ; av, perhaps
The shallow of the clomi tnat wrap!
' The future from our questioning gaze.
Let in some uliniL'se of after-davs.
Some hint of all she mfcht possess
in mat true spirit s tenuernes.
If but hei weaker life mi-ht movo
Unto the music of his love.
Perhaps! Who knows lit only knew
The large gray eyes were dim with dew,
Saw enlv on the mouth's sweet bloom
; And then througlfthat deep stillnesi heard
t .j unfit; .in .ini iiiwi"i.iii; tail.
Itcat'dull agnin-t the uindow-pai
BUSINESS OF A BOUQUET.
11Y FKASCIS 1IK.NSUAW BADEIT.
FA r R
( blie hud failed to observe on the
"See, mother ! I've finished my bo- list of graduate? the namo ot Edgar
qtict. Isn't it beautiful ? More so, 1 1 Ifoberts, from Ohio, or she might
think, than thoce made by the florist iavc had an idea into whose hand her
which he asked two dollars for, and j bouquet had fallen. Her brother Kd
this has cost mo but seventy-five ward; immediately on hearing An
ceiils." nio's exclamation, thought how the
"Yes, yes, it is very pretty. Hut, mistako had occurred, and was really
, , , , . t t. .
d-r ,n0- "UM, I cannot help thmk-
jng htiw illy we can spare so much for
Hwh ft vcr. uscleftJ Uli,lj;. Almoi-t
as much as 3'ou can make in a day it
'.. . ..
. n;is -.-list,
"Horn say useless, mother. It will
express to Edward our ui'prccation
i of his oJcerlicns and their result, and
i our ri'ards. How he has struggled
l 0l't:''5" U mo,l'ssion : 1 "'-v wivl -
i-onld cover the platform with bou-,
. quels, ba-kets and wriiaUs to-night,
, when be receives his diploma "
Well, well; if it will do any,
"0,Mrf' "01 -- t'ic expense.,
,! - ' -W 1,0 wi" i,K,-v 11 13 frwm
- vo.u' a"" "!C" u,,ni ,'c "r .
'. things comiiiij
from home folk:
-Now, if it was from any other youn-
, lady, I expect he d
don't think so.!
t "Oh, mother, 1
Edward will think as much of it, ' carefully these flowers are . i,o-cn ! vivoh h:ul fiiet and Lc had be
coming from his sistcr-in-Iaw, as from i What a charming, npprcciativo little J d t , h volumne for which
r gin. A..u ih win p.ease.gui sno isi i mu ner i must, a"
io. If wo do not think ' know her."
onougii 01 mm iosci.u ...... uuu-F..,
who clso could: nest easy, moincr,
dear; I feel quiet cure my bouquet '
will do much good." answered Annie,
putting her bouquot in a glass of wa
ter. Sho left the room to mako her sim-j
pie toilet for the evening. (
Mrs. Gray had been widowed when
I her two little girls were in their in-
fancy. It had been a hard strug-1
But there was no longer a neeessitv
for her toiling Katy, the elder
! daughter, was married) and Annie,
a loving, devoted girl, cduld now re-
'turn the mother's long and loving
care. By her needle sho obtained a
support for herself and mother.
Katy's husband held a position un
der the governmont, receiving a
email compensation, only sufficient
for thd necessities of the present, and
of vory uncertain continucncc.
Ho was ambitious of doing better'
than this for himself, as well as his
famiU'. So ho c(hplo3ed evert spare '
hour in sftmying medicine, and it was
tho night that ho was to receive his
j diploma that nvy little story begins.
Tho exercises of tho evening were ;
concluded. Edward Roberts came !
down the aisle to whore his wife and .
Annie were seated, bearing his flow -
crs in an elegant basket, tastefully
arranged, and a beautiful boquct. But
it needed only a quick glance for An-
leeted or well choen. Hers expree-
Politically independent OpcR
STE. GENEVIEVE.. THURSDAY, OCT. 10, 1872.
aed not alone her affection and r.ppre-
cation, but his energy, perseverance
"Why, wore is my boquet ? 1 do
not see it," aske Annie, a look of dis-
appointment on her usually bright
"Yours M do nut knotr. Did you
And sUtil a beau -
"Indeed I did.
ty too! It is to bad! I suppose it is
.... ka, ..t..r..v v..
young man in whoso hands I placed
it I told him plain enough it was
for you, ana your naffic, with mine,
was on the card," answerou Annie,
really very much provoked.
"YVeli, do not fret, little sister; I
am just us much obliged; and per
chance somo poor follow not so fortu
nate as I may havrJ received it," ans
wered Edward Roberta.
"Don't for pity's sake, let mother
know of tho mistake, or whatever it
: is, that robbed you of your bounnet.
She will fret dreadfully about it," said
All that night, until she was lost
in sleep, did she constantly repeat :
"1 wonder who has got it V
glad that it was ns it was ; for the
1 votin" man whoso naiiic was so nearly
j Hko his own was a stranger in the
citv and Kdward had noticed his re
ceiving one boutiuet onl, which of
course was tha
missing one, anil
J Edgar Koborls sat in his room that
. niirht. after his return lrom tho dis-
tribution of dq.lomas, holding in his
hand Annie's bouquet, and on the
bio beside him wasa flora! dictionary.
, An expression of gratification was
on his pleasant face, atld, as again
and again his eyes turned from tho
flower to seek their interpreter, his
wwatncti wun smiles, aim
he murmured low
"Annie Grey! Sweet Annio Grey!,,. c,.,,ll(,t v ..- ;,:,.,.
I never dreamed of an one in ibis
placo knowing or caring enough for
mo to s-md such a tribute. How
Aim tugar lioucus leu as.cep 10
Urea in ol Annie Grey, aim awake in
the morning whispering the last
words of tho night before :
"Svvool. Amiift fJrnv
Dnrin.r fhn ilnv lu (mind it 'ltlitft
o - j - 1
impossible to fix his mind on his
work ; mind and heart were both oc-
cupied with thoughts of Annie Grey,
and so it continued to bo until Edgar
Roberts was really in love with a
girl he knew not, nor had ever seen.
To find her was his fixed detcrmina-
tion. But how delicately he must go
,. , . .
about it. Ho could not mako inquiry
among his gentlemen acquaintance
without speculation's arising, aud a
name sacred to him then, parsed from
one to another,- lightly spoken per
haps. Then ho bethought himself of
the Citj- Directory; ho would con
sult that. And SO doing, he found
Grejs innumerable some inelegant,
spacious dwellings some iu business
of tho place. The
1 voun" ladies of the first mentioned,
I. O ... I
,he thought, livin? in fashonabie life
surrounding by many admirers,!
would scarcely think of bestowing
any token of regard or apprecation
on a poor unknow
inown Ctuderit The
nest would havo but little time to
devote to such things ; and time and
thought were both spent in the ar-
rangeiueut of his bouquet. Among
the lonir list of Greys ho found one
that attracted him more tl
than all the
'others a widow, living in a quit part
'of the city; quiet near his daily route.
So he sought aud found tho place 1
and exact number. Fortune favored
child'o'n Sho wa1 not the blue -ycd, !
to all Parties-Controlled by None.
goldon-haired girl of his dream, but
a sweat, earnest, dove-eyed dai ling.
And what care he whether her eyes
were blue or brown, if her name
J were only Annie ? Oh, how could he
fiud out that ?
I CI... l.t.'.l:...- .......
i - is i, 1 1 lit 1 1 1 i ii i- iuiiu uuus
' good-byo." They were off from
I child a bright, laughing boy of five
, s:m ,,,.1. issini-his Iittlo ilmmlml
i n ' o i
"uoou-oyo, Ann:c, uarunrj
, Kdgar JJoberts felt as if ho would
ike t"0 ti!lp ti,0 little fellow to the
hciirt u0 jiaa reIi0vcd ofallanxietv
No longer a doubt was in his
lie had found his Annie Grey.
From that afternoon, twit vcry
day he passed the cottage of tho
widotr Grey, frequently seeing sweet
Annie. This, however was his only
reward. Slio never seemed at all
consciotls Of his presence. Often her
eyes would glance carcloadf toward
him. Otlener they wore never rais
ed from her work. Sewing by the
window, snc always was.
What next? How to proceed, on
his fixed determination of winning
her, if possiblo?
Anothor bright thonght. He felt
pretty sure she attended church
somewhere ; perhaps had a class in
the Sabbath school. So tho next
Sunday morning, at an early hour, he
was commanding a view of Annie's
home. When the school bells com
menced to ring, he grow very anxi
ous. A few moments, and the door
opened anil tho objects of his
thoughts stepped forth. How beau
tiful she looked in bur pretty white
suit ! Now Edgar felt his cause was
in tho ascendency. Somo distance
behind and on tho other side of the
street, he followed, ever keeping her
i in view until he saw her enter a not
. (ar (Hsta
' aftor foil
tant church. Every Sunday
id him an attentive listener
to the 1cv. Mr Aliton, who soon
. f .. nr0M,..,.0 of .
L ,,i....- un W.,1..,,K- nn.l
f, "ly Wl ,,,,.,, interested in the
j Bett,fcca So tho j,ood ,., sonlt
fco oriierlnnily to rfmls to Ell;nP
1 and lir.-o his accentiii!' a charire in
. ... , .. .
lino ivigai neeiicu no j;r.-ai iiii;iiiu on
' tiat m).L , tLo Ii()rurv whi; s0.
,,,-,,,,.,,,, s for ,h,.ir mm'ils. onceof
j hor hllI1d was raised. Of Course a
. ,,f aekhbwledument
j ti;l,lks rcwarileJ him
Edgar was growing happier, and
more confident of final success every
j week, when ah event came which
Inromiscd a sneedv removal of all
difficulty in his path. The school
was going Id have a picnic. Then
and there ho would certainly have an
introduction to Annie, and after
spending a whole day with her, he
would accompany her home and win
the privilege of calling often.
The day of tho picnic dawned
brightly, and the happy party gath
ered on the deck of the steamer. The
first person who met Edgar Roberts'
viv...she fellow-studient. Edward'
V -- '
Kooeris. sianaing ocsuie mm w ere
two lauies ami somo cniiaren. nen
Edgar hastened up to speak to his
friend, tho ladies turned, and Edward
"3Iy wife; My sister, Miss Grey."
I 13.. I a ..1.1 . x...Ala.
jaigw Auwrw wuiu Maiwy 0.4.-
press an exclamation of joj ana sur-
.... ... . .. .1
pnso Kis .'00M Wily ex pre-sed
Three months had he been striving
for this, which, if he bad only known
it, could have been bt---d so easily
tnrcrngn ma incnu anu ncr orouier.
But what was so difSi.2lt to win was
ths more highly prized. What a two years since. The poison first 1 VCar-old daughter rccenifr by hold
happy day i"t was ! showed itself at the tips of his fingers, . nor month to the trpbrit of a tea-
i n l. u 1 u i it. 1 gradually working into his arms and 'j-fiiied with fcoiiin,, watcr. The
Ann was all bo bad believed her Secb, fSenSe into bis heart,- resulting ' steam rn,h!rd -.h,, 9 moutU)
charming in every wa3 Edgar 'in his death. gcaldip-' it ao severely as to threatherr
made a connuant 01 ms menu : 101a
. . 1 j tit
mm wnax r.awnru wen Knew oeioro, 1
but wa.-? wise eaough not to explain
the mistake of his hopes and fears jitises his loss, which ho thinks isin tee-' "llnes, duTing which time se had ov
and won from the prudent brother 'sified by tho fact that he had "justjcupiCd a room in which' to'ere wer
for him to call again Edjar lft no '
J time in doing so, and often repeated
j Perhaps Annie thought him very
( fast in his wooing, and precipitate in
declaring his love, when, after only a
j fortnight visiting her, he said :
' V niiir iln von liL-A mA W1H
l - J . - --
j enough, and trust in me sufficiently,
call me her son ?"
Either so happy or so surprised ( Another missing boy. Another lit
was Annie, that she could not speak tlecotliii in a desolate household,
ju-t i.'ien. But roses crowded over A negro woman was found dead in
her fair face, and she did not try to a field of corn in Macon County,
withdraw tho hand ho had clasped. Georgia, recently, her body lying
"Say, Annie, love," he whispered. . "P0" a r& rattlesnake, whoso
,,. . ,, ... .,, . tangs were fastened tightly in her
She raised her eyes to his with such if J
a strange, surprised look in them, , , .
, , i t.1 i -i I A man named James Bennett,
that ho laughed and said : J whiK. bottoms in a coal mine
'Ton tnink I am vry haty, An- ear Uarlon, Md., was crushed in a
nie. You don't know how long I've horrible manner by a mass of coal of
loved you, and havo waited for this four tons weight filling on hire,
hour." ' A young man, name Fields, look-
"Long ! two weeks," she said. inS on,;lt a f!4"-5 f base-ball, at .Mill-
"Why, Annie, darling, it is over ' l'?l?r,tM "r
J' .' T . . , by a ball upon the side of tho neck,
three months siuco I ve ocen able toalu instantly killed.
think of any tilling save Annie Grey j . , ... ..... r .,
.. . r . , J A lady, eighty years of age, recently
tver suite the night I received my strayed from her daughters home at
diploma, and your sweot, encourag-j Henry, ill., and passed fortyoight
ing bouquet Since that night I've . 'urs without a mouthful ot food be-
known and loved you.
Aft IV i
I've worked for this hoar!"
And then he told her how it was. ! W:W
... i i i - i i i dav since, the aunimal was so tu
And when he had finished, she looked tl3t nQ OMo darc(, intcr 1w
at him, hor eyes dancing merrily, I pasture, and ho was. finally shot at
and thougi: she tried hard to Keep
tho little rose-bud of a mouth de
murely chut, it was no uso it would
open aud let escape a rippling laugh,
as she said :
"And this is the work rhy hoquet
went about is it ? This is the good it
has done me. " She hcisitatcd; the
roses deeponod thoir color as she
continued : "And you "
"Yes, Annie, it has done much
good to mo, and I hopo to you too."
"But, Edgar" it was tho first time
she hud called him thus, and how
happy it made him "I must toll
jou the truth I never sent you a
"No! Oh, do not say so. Can
there be another such Annio Grey V
"No ; 1 am tho one who sent the
bouquet ; but, Edgar, you received it
through a mistake. It was intended
for my brother in-law, Edward !"
"Stop Annie, a moment. Are you
sorry that mistako was made ? Do
3ou regret it ?" said Edgar, his voico
filled with emotion.
"No indeed. I Ani very glad you
received it instead," Annie ingchtt-
ously replied ; adding qnickly : "But,
piease, uo not .en r.uwaru 1 saiu so.
"No, no; I will not tell him that
3ou care a little more for Edgar than
Edward. Is that it ? M.13-1 think so,
She nodded her head, and ho
caught her to his heart, whispering :
"Jline at last. M3- Annie, darling !
What a blessed mistake it was ! Miy
I go to 3'onr mother, Annie V
"Yes; aud I'll go with you, Edgar,
and bear if she will admit those
flowers did ant' good. She thought
it a useless expenditure."
The widow Gret hrid become vcty
much attached to tho kind, attentive
young man ; and when be caino with
i.. ..inaraen ..cTvn y w naing
I Allllic, aiiu mkvu uivDaiiig wii
Annie, ana asKcu ner Diessinc on
thcir ove 8he it wiHingiy : an(j
, ef?er near;ng al at,0ut tho way it
hearing all atiout tno wa
happened, she said :
"Never did flowers such a good..
work before. TLcv carried Zti
.to church; made a Christian of him,
I a .1 j . .1
ana won ior Annio a goou, uovoieu
husband, and for mo an affoctionate
I aon. '
Mr. George Osgood, formerly pro-
j .. ,
death resulted from the w of water!
drawn through a new lead pipe, about
-ttt ; , . -
A Western tarCer has lost his wife
1 rffttir lost nor lor he "iinesnot'
kno w. where to find her," and adrer-i
Tell that she ki'epfi Tost.
flu itt. Cmrtjgf gift gtsy.
to t Arertita( ;
One tquart, 60 word, on iMrtioe...$1.09
Ecb ludtequeat inMrtion.. 10
ButineN card. 1 iaak fpacr, iwjw.fi Pi
One column, om wt....-- ..'!. V
i One half COMMHk MMr. 00
I One-quarter eolum, ohjut. i
n;ni.. ...... i v.
kVAIl tram! rat adTrrtUinr miuttia
paid for in advance.
j TMrly adTertiaemcBU pT.Mcquir
I erlv in aJvance.
IicMciU aai AeeMeaU.
A pot of hot starch recently ticT
ened two Arkansas negro children.
Two horses collided in Tiptos
(lowu) pasture aud both were killed.
A little child at Eden, III., was ter
riblv burned in the throat and mouth
111 m f K.-itf i -
jjj-," "S 1
At Dambria, Wis., a few dayesiro.
' Another ftloi'iitnr for hriva fn lilnt in
IO BUO was louua.
George Sanders, of Epsom, N. II..
A four-year old son of W. H. Bou
tin of Franklin Cbunty, Iowa, went
to bed the other night perfectly well
as, usual, but on wukeing was
found to be cross-cj-ed in both cjfci.
The phenomenon puizlcs tho doctors.
A trorkmau in the C011110II3- carri
age shop, Dubuquo, Iowa, named M.
Cunningham, was badly injured bv a
sliver of steel flying off from a bIov
I13-a sledgehammer. It entered bis
side two inches and severed nn ar
tery. At Blooinfnld, Conn., the other
night the lightning ripped dowu tho
lath and plastering of a bedroom, and
tore tho bedclothing to fragments,
without injuring in the least a boy
sleeping iu the midst of the distur
bance. A man recently won a bet which he
made that ho could drink two quarts
of whiskey, but unfortunately tho
amount of tho Tflger wasn't large
ouough to support his widow.
Hoa and tight lacing brought it
ladt- to the pavement in an insensiblo
condition at Torre Haute, Ind., ro-
ccntly. Loosing the ofays and cool
shado revived her after a tew hours:
A few days ago, s two-year-old in
fant of Mail Gill, of Jetfursonville,
I "uf l'J - v mv till-
I nil rklstn rtn ilt tnnl stftl.. ..!1
rolul wa, run OVOr by a train and had
an arm and leg cat off. It died threo
( hours after.
On the Missouri Pacific, near Chel
tenham, JIo., reccntty, a woman with
a child in her arms fell between the
platforms of two tars to the ground,
while the train was in motion. Yet
so promptly was tho train stopped
that neither were hurt.
A fowd:ysago,n boy iu St Louin
jumped Upon the jrible of h coal wagon
hitched to another one si they wer
passing along, and rode a short dis
tance, but in getting off he fell tlm
hind wagon passing over him, break
ing both legs.
In Chicago, a few dats ago, a boy
r. fl " - 1 -
: va,.,i .ki.i, k.:
fr;gi,toncdt suddenly started into a
0 boy was thrown off, Cr-d
bis feet catching in the harness, ho
was dragged over a block, and so bad-
s 3 a:-a L
j tc Gi. 0f Atkinson
Maine, was dnck-shooUiig, a lew days
1 since. Hi gun exploded, and tho
it I I I ' IL.
oreccn-pin iru mm on m-so
h MiSowl hw Bkoll nd
J)uo.;nf; tho tube in the right 'eve.
He lived but a few days.
A Newark (N. J.) family named
ir0!i0w,i. ttemnted to Danish a four
lira, unric rnwier oirrrr at 11 1 1-
ford. Conn., recent! v. alter one week's
rrATe-iwitb. the faase symptoms.